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Research News

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June 20, 2018 Promoting fisheries management around the world Scientists at UMass Dartmouth’s School for Marine Science & Technology are cruising around the globe to help balance sustainable fisheries with seafood supply.
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June 19, 2018 Dr. Lance Fiondella receives $452,454 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation Five-year grant presented to promising researchers to serve as academic role models
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May 25, 2018 Evaluating seafloor habitats in the Gulf of Maine Recent study that estimated change in benthic communities over decades and between areas open and closed to fishing in the Gulf of Maine to help inform fisheries management in the region.

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